October 14, 2015

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hands full of soil

Cleaning Fingernails After GardeningThis is a page about cleaning fingernails after gardening. When you get your hands in the soil without gloves, the dirt under your nails can be a challenge to remove.


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Store Duct Tape in Recycled TinFor years, I have saved the small, round tins that mixed nuts or fruitcake come in. The roll fits perfectly inside and keeps the duct tape clean, dry, and it protects the roll from damage if something heavy drops on top of it.


long haired Dachshund

Snickers (Dachshund)I always wanted a sapphire ring when it came time to take early retirement from my job. When I went to the jewelry store to purchase one, I decided I'd rather spend the money on another Dachshund (puppy) and I would call her Sapphire!


yellow yarn wrapped bottle with flower

Yarn Wrapped Bottle VaseThis is a project to convert any old bottle into a stylish bottle vase/holder using only glue and yarn! the end result is lovely and extremely easy to make! i hope everyone tries it!


TP Tube Tunnels for Toy Cars

TP Tube Tunnels for Toy CarsMy toddler found some tp tubes set aside for a craft project. He played for quite awhile with just the tubes, then he realized that his little toy cars could drive through them. He thought it was so cool! I can put 1-2 of these in his diaper bag, along with a few cars, for when he is bored while we are out.


two terriers

Jasmine and Jim (Staffordshire Bull...Jasmine came with my partner 7 years ago and Jim came from The Dogs' Trust rescue center 4 years ago.


sea monkeys

Our Sea MonkeysMy daughter bought me Sea Monkeys as a joke since I told her I had them as a child.


cup in microwave

Muffin in a Minute (Microwave)This is a recipe that can be varied to your taste. It is healthy, fast and will never get boring.



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Soup to Serve With Quiche?I am having a few people over tomorrow night for a dinner party and I am not sure what to serve with my quiche. I am planning on serving a tomato and goat cheese quiche, sided with boiled small yellow potatoes, a fresh green salad, and some nice white wine. I need to decide on a soup.


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Chrysler Sebring Interior Lights Intermittent?The dash lights and interior lights in my Chrysler Sebring 2002 convertible only work every so often. Could you tell me what the problem might be? They work maybe once or twice a month.


large dark green leaves with lighter veins

What Are These Houseplants?These were my mother's. I want to be able to take care of these plants since they were important to her. I don't know how to care for them and since I don't know what they are, I can't find out.


brindle dog

What Breed Is My Dog?I rescued Tootsie from a shelter at 3 months and they said she was Mastiff mix. I am just wondering for fun what others thing. I would never give her back, just curious!


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Making a Christmas Decoration from Large Branch?I recently cut off a large branch from my tree. The branch is about 3/4ft high. I would like to use it as a decoration for Christmas. What is the best way to support it? A board or pot? Do you have any suggestions please?


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New Kitten Not Peeing In Box?We brought in a stray kitten a few days ago and initially he seemed to have taken to the litter box well, he only attempted to poo outside of it once. However he never pees in the litter box, and he always seems to find a different spot to pee on.


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Leak in Fridge Overflowing Drain Pan?When it calls for ice in the ice maker, water comes out of the plastic tube into the drain pan and eventually overflows. It is a Whirlpool mod#ET1MTKXKQ03. The drain hose is at the rear bottom of the fridge.


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Instructions for LeeWards Appliqué Quilt?I received quilt patterns from a 80 year old friend that got the quilt patterns from her mom. They are LeeWards pattern 8-9535 (Poppy) and Lee Wards pattern 8-9519 (American Beauty Rose). I have the printed colored material for the appliqués, but she did not have instructions for putting the flowers together.


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Outlook Express Emails Disappeared?Outlook Express 6 opened this morning and inbox is empty. 200-odd messages that were there yesterday have disappeared. I have checked that the View is set to All Messages, and it is. No rules in existence. New emails arriving are adding to the inbox. Other folders (sent, deleted) have the same content as yesterday.


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Water Emptying Into Tray Under Ice Maker?My Kenmore ice maker tray is never in correct position to receive the input of water. How do I reset the ice maker timer so that it will be in correct position to receive the water for ice making? As it is, the water empties into the storage tray under the ice maker.


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Kitchen Paint Color Advice?I am looking for a paint color for my kitchen. The floors are white ceramic tile, the cabinets are white, the counters are emerald green, and the appliances are black.


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Cleaning Service Name Ideas?I am in the process of starting a cleaning business. I want the name to reflect that my customers can design their own individual service package. The packages would consist of a light clean to a deep clean, and from a weekly service to a one time service or any combination there of.


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Repairing a Popup Camper Bed?My queen bed falls out of the tract, the wood portion. I am always putting it back in when I close my pop-up trailer. I am worried it is going to come out while someone is on it. What can I do to fix it so this can stop happening?


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Preventing Gas in Dogs?We recently changed our dogs from homemade food to Blue adult. Now both dogs have horrible gas. What can we do to prevent this?


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Electrical Problem in Old House?I seem to be the only one in the world with this issue. My house was built in 1921. It has all original wiring. I hired contractors to completely remodel a bathroom. A few months later, the overhead light and ceiling fan in the living room and the front porch light will only work when it's cold outside.


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Garage Door Opener Programming Issue?Every time I program my garage door opener it doesn't work for long. It doesn't matter if it's the car's remote or a universal, they never seem to hold. What's wrong with them or the opener?


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Obtaining POA for Disabled Child?My disabled child will be 18 soon. He has TBI (traumatic brain injury) and his condition is getting worse. Suddenly family members that have not been around are now willing to be helpful with my son and want to be his best buddy. Can I become power of attorney or executor of my son's funds to protect him.


pink blooming shrub

What Is This Garden Plant?What is name of this shrub/plant? It has pink to purple blooms that bloom all summer. The blooms produce large seeds that resemble black peppercorns.


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Cat With Worms?I just pulled out a white worm from my cat's anus. I don't have money to take him to the vet. What should I do for him? How do I treat it?


yellow flower with medium green lancet shaped leaves

What Is This Garden Flower?What is the name of this flower? It is a perennial and blooms in the spring. It creeps along the ground like a vine. I live in South Jersey. Thanks for your help.


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